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First Job Opening for Disney Skyliner Gondola Posts Online

Disney Skyliner Construction Update August 2018 TowerWith the Disney’s newest transportation system set to open in 2019 in Walt Disney World, the first job opening for the Disney Skyliner Gondola system has been posted online, on the Disney Careers Website.

As of now there is only one position posted, but it has the title: Senior Transportation Engineer.  This person will be responsible for the entire operation of the Disney Skyliner Gondola system, keeping it safe, efficient and reliable.  They will need to be responsible for 40-50 mechanics, technicians and leaders and provide diagnostic troubleshooting and strategic planning for refurbishment, replacement and renewal of the Disney Skyliner Gondola.

Qualifications for the position include:

  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience maintaining cable driven aerial lift systems for gondolas and/or ski-lifts, including operation and troubleshooting, detachable grip inspection and rebuilds, sheave assembly overhaul, rope tensioning and replacement, drive motor, gearbox and bullwheel inspection and repair/replacement, and cycle out and evacuation procedures.
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of electrical, controls, mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic, systems as applied to aerial lift systems.
  • A minimum of 10 years maintenance experience on aerial lifts systems for gondola cabins and ski-lifts.
  • A minimum of 5 years of management experience for maintenance of aerial lifts for gondola cabins and ski-lifts.
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of ANSI B77 – American National Standard for Passenger Ropeways
  • Organized and systematic approach to problem solving.
  • Proven decision maker with the ability to effectively execute multiple workflows while under time constraints.
  • Demonstrated leadership experience and ability.
  • Demonstrated financial management and budgeting skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to handle confidential information.
  • Demonstrated strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Demonstrated strong partnering, coaching, mentoring and facilitation skills.
  • Effective and accurate written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proven experience in successful team building and customer service.
  • Must be willing to work evenings, holidays, weekends, and various shifts as needed.
  • Working knowledge of maintenance reporting and scheduling systems, such as Maximo.
  • Proficient computer skills.

Anyone interested in the position can apply on the Disney Careers Website.

The first gondola arrived in Disney World not long ago and the Disney Skyliner is expected to open in Mid-2019.

First Job Opening for Disney Skyliner Gondola

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Monday 12th of August 2019

I'd like to apply to be part of the team that fixes & maintains rides & attractions.. How does 1 go about doing so?